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skunks

noun
variants: also skunk
plural of skunk

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • he's nothing but a dirty, rotten skunk

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skunks

verb
present tense third-person singular of skunk

Synonyms & Antonyms of skunks (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • unwilling to let suppliers skunk him, the restaurant owner inspected every shipment before signing off on it

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“Skunks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skunks. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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